From Biz Pac Review: Outspoken Milwaukee Sheriff David A. Clarke, Jr. blasted Baltimore rioters and the left-wing agenda he says created the powder keg that blew up into violence.
On Fox News’ “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” Clarke told the host that liberal policies, not the death of accused drug dealer Freddie Gray, are responsible for the violence in the city.
“Like Baltimore, like Ferguson, like New York and many other areas where failed liberal government policies have led to high unemployment, chronic poverty, failing schools,” Clarke said. “This is what besets the Baltimore area. Ninety percent of the homicide victims in the Baltimore area are black as are ninety percent of the suspects. That’s a bigger problem than Freddie Gray.”
He added that the rioters, under any other circumstance, wouldn’t care about Freddie Gray’s life.
“These individuals that are rioting and lotting right now and throwing rocks and bottles do not know Freddie Gray, do not care about Freddie Gray,” he said. “If they were in a nightclub in Baltimore [they] would shoot and kill him for bumping into them on the dance floor.”
Clarke echoed those sentiments Tuesday on Twitter.
“I am tired of this mealy-mouth crap from politicians. They cause the conditions for a permanent underclass in America,” he tweeted before sending out another tweet moments later. “Why are we surprised at this sub-human behavior on display in American ghettos? Lib policies created the conditions.”
His statements were mostly supported in the Twitterverse.